September 27, 2014

Really? Chinese Noodle Shop Owner Confesses to Lacing Meals with Opiates to Get Customers Returning for More

The South China Morning Post confirmed its story earlier this week that a noodle shop owner in the Chinese provincial capital of Xi’an had confessed to Chinese police that he had been secretly including a paste made of poppy pods into his menu items. The article reports that the restaurant owner did so in the hopes of making his customers addicted to his noodles. Read the rest of this entry »

August 19, 2014

Reports: Shake Shack Considers IPO

Shake Shack IPO

Nation’s Restaurant News reports that Shake Shack, the fast-growing chain of high-end burger restaurants, is seriously considering a public offering. The chain, owned by New York restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, is credited with pioneering the super high-end burger concept, and it has developed something of a fanatical following since it first opened, as a literal shack, a decade ago in Manhattan’s now-trendy Madison Square Park. Read the rest of this entry »

August 13, 2013

Fondue Fun At The Melting Pot

Last night my girlfriends and I went to The Melting Pot for their Ladies’ Night Out. It was one of our last times together before we all part ways for school at the end of the month and we thought fondue would be a fun way to celebrate. Two out of four of us had been to The Melting Pot before (I was one of the fondue virgins.) It was a fun, delicious and food-coma inducing experience! Read the rest of this entry »

April 29, 2013

Why Indian Food is the Best Food You Haven’t Tried


If you were like me about three years ago, you’d be afraid to try Indian food. I have no idea why I was, but I think it had something to do with seeing Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom when I was a kid. Not only is everything about Indian food in that movie completely, totally, and absolutely untrue, Indian food is now one of my favorite types of cuisine. Keep reading for more on why you’ve got to give it a try! Read the rest of this entry »

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